Thursday, December 31, 2009

Fa La La

Design: Fa la la Freebie
Designer: Barbara Cooley (Plum Pudding Needleart)
Fabric: 28 ct. Jobelean Natural Light Linen
Threads: DMC Recommended
Trims: Red satin ribbon, Rocaille red beads for edging
Stitched and finished by: Sandrajay

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Tree

French C Roussillion
Stitching one over one with ThreadworX 1044 Chili Peppers
Finished as Pinkeep
Stitched by Anita D

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sunny Cottage

Designed and Stitched by Elena
Chart is here

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Prairie Schooler snowman design was stitched twice with floss changes and minor design changes. Changes detailed on my blog if interested. Stitched and Finished into a humbug on tan 32ct for an exchange by Mare.

Poinsettia Pincushion

Poinsettia Pincushion is a December09 Kustom Krafts Newsletter freebie.
Stitched on 28ct White Even Weave by Mare. My finishing instructions (which uses a tuna or cat food can as base) are also available in the Newsletter.

Noel Snowman

The Noel Snowman Ornament is a December09 Kustom Krafts Newsletter freebie.
Stitched on 28ct Light Blue Even Weave by Mare.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Poinsettia Star

Poinsettia Star Ornament
Periphaeria Designs
32 ct Antique White Belfast Linen, Threadworx Floss, RG Petite Treasure Braid
Stitched by Carol

Friday, December 18, 2009

Needlebook, pinkeep and threadholder.

Needlebook, pinkeep and threadholder
stitched on linen using DMC threads, swarovski crystals
and mill hill beads.
Stitched by Lynn B 

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Christmas Tree Bauble

Christmas Tree Bauble
Chart found here Borduurblog
14 white aida, DMC 321, 699
Stitched by Sue Fitz

Red and Blue ZigZag Bauble

Red-Blue ZigZag Bauble
Chart found here Borduurblog
14 white aida, DMC 321, 820
Stitched by Sue Fitz

Red and Blue Bauble

Red-Blue Bauble
Chart found here Borduurblog
14 white aida, DMC 321, 820, 809
Stitched by Sue Fitz

Red Bauble

Red Bauble
Chart found here Borduurblog
14 cream aida, DMC 321
Stitched by Sue Fitz

Quaker Motifs Christmas Stocking

Designed and Stitched by Alexandrina.
Chart is here.

Monday, December 14, 2009


Joyeaux Noel stitched on linen 1 over 1
Pattern can be found here
Stitched by Lynn B

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas SAL Ornaments

Aurelle - chart found here
stitched on aida by Isadora

(I've tried to send the photos to the blog Aurelle but there's a problem with the connection and I haven't been able to access the website)

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Mam'zelle Pickwick biscornu

Mam'Zelle Pickwick
Sulky Blendable 4030 Vintage Rose Thread
Stitched by Anita

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Itty Bitty Star

Itty Bitty Star
San Man Originals
Started & Finished 12/07/09

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Heart Christmas Tree I

Northern Lights silk (Yuletide 068) and Linda
Designed and Stitched by Alexandrina.
Chart is here.

Monday, November 30, 2009

GOS challenge!

Here's my entry:


I stitched it on Wichelt 28 ct linen in Twilight Blue and used Vicki Clayton silk in Glacier and also Mill Hill beads in 02026 and 02010.

Link here

Friday, November 27, 2009

Motif de Noel 1

Motif de Noel 1 Christmas Ornament
Aurelle - chart found here
28 ct Cafe Mocha French Country Linen, Atalie fil a broder in Passion, RG Petite Treasure Braid PB01
Stitched by Carol

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Bayview Estate

Bayview Estate
By The Bay Needleart
stitched on 28ct Silkweaver Solo
with DMC Floss
Stitched by Lynn
chart found here

Saturday, November 21, 2009


Joy Ornament
Lilybet Designs
32 ct Willow Green Belfast Linen, GAST and DMC Floss, Dress It Up! Star Button
Stitched by Carol

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Spiritual Snowman bookmark

I know that's a weird title but this freebie didn't have a name!
Stitched on Sugar Maple Fabrics-not sure what color! sorry.
Stitched with recommended DMC threads
Freebie is here.
Stitched by Tracey.

The Stag

The Stag Ornament
Helga Mandl Designs
R&R Reproductions 28 ct French Vanilla Linen, DMC Floss, and Bead-It Beads
Stitched by Carol

Monday, November 16, 2009


Christmas ornament

fabric: hemp
thread: Anchor 01, 46, 245; metallic (golden) thread

stitched by Isadora

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Isabelle Vautier Thread Keeper and Biscornu

Isabelle Vautier
DMC 815, Glass Pearl Beads, Mill Hill Beads
Stitched by Anita D

Chilly's Gift

Chilly's Gift
Stitchy Kitty
Fabric: Aida14 with gold metalik
Thead: DMC, Madeira Lana
stitched by: Elena

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Pearls & Rosebuds Fob

Pearls & Rosebuds Fob
The Drawn Thread
28 ct Cameo Rose Cashel Linen, DMC Floss<
Stitched by Carol

Halloween Biscornu

Halloween Biscornu
design by Barbara Ana
Fabric: 14 count Aida
Thead: DMC
stitched by: Elena

New Year in Russian language

New Year in Russian language
design by Elena.
Fabric: 18 count Aida
Thead: DMC
stitched by: Elena

Monday, November 9, 2009

Peace Angel

Peace Angel Ornament
Prairie Schooler
32 ct White Belfast Linen, DMC Floss and RG Petite Treasure Braid
Stitched by Carol for Edgar for Christmas Ornament Swap

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Free Bookmark from Kustom Krafts Inc.

Hi everyone! (Dyan waving)

We thought you might like our " Autumn Splendor" bookmark to stitch. We offer freebies to stitch in our monthly newsletter.

This photo doesn't show the long ribbon tail but you can see the full photos with the pattern and finishing instructions.

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Stitching everyone!


Friday, November 6, 2009

Covered box

Covered box stitched by Lynn B
using DMC variegated thread on linen.
Cross stitch grid designed by me, information
regarding free cross stitch pattern and contents
can be located here.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Quaker stocking

Christmas ornament
design by Zinaida

fabric: Aida
thread: Anchor 46 & 47, metallic (golden) thread

stitched by Isadora

Friday, October 30, 2009

Halloween needlebook and pinkeep

Halloween pinkeep and needlebook stitched by Lynn B
Needlebook 1 over 1 and pinkeep stitched 2 over 2 using DMC threads.
Polymer clay handmade pins. ( Inspiration can be found on You Tube for fimo clay)
Free pattern for cross stitch can be found here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


fabric: Aida
thread: Anchor 13

stitched by Isadora (more pictures on my blog)

Monday, October 26, 2009

Needle case

Neddle case

©À mon Ami Pierre

32ct DMC linen & DMC floss

Stitched by Mercedes

Pink Ribbon

Pink ribbon pinkeep
©Romy in Austria.
28 ct lugana & DMC floss
Stitched by Mercedes

Apron Magnet

Plastic canvas apron magnet

©Labores de Mercedes

Plastic canvas & DMC floss

Stitched by Mercedes

Friday, October 23, 2009

Bloom pinkeep

Bloom pinkeep stitched on linen, using DMC threads, trimmed with
silver butterflies.
Stitched by Lynn B
Lizzie Kate design can be found here

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

If the Shoe Fits

'If the Shoe Fits' by My Nifty Needle
(wording omitted)
Mystery 28ct opalescent evenweave from Polstitches
Called for DMC floss
Home made cording using DMC floss
3/8" ribbon in orange and purple
Large black, faceted button
Finished as an ornament
Stitched & finished by Sadie for Aubree